Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Pick a Bale of Cotton
Lead Belly and The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet 3:04
2 Whoa, Back Buck
Lead Belly and The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet 3:08
3 Midnight Special
Lead Belly and The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet 3:06
4 Alabama Bound
Lead Belly and The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet 3:06
5 Good Morning Blues
Lead Belly 2:55
6 The Red Cross Store Blues
Lead Belly 3:08
7 Alberta
Lead Belly 3:12
8 You Can't Lose-a Me Cholly
Lead Belly 3:07
9 Gray Goose
Lead Belly and The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet 3:05
10 Stewball
Lead Belly and The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet 3:02
11 Can't You Line 'Em
Lead Belly and The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet 2:57
12 Rock Island Line
Lead Belly and The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet 2:40
13 Easy Rider
Lead Belly 3:12
14 New York City
Lead Belly 3:04
15 Roberta
Lead Belly 3:04
16 I'm on My Last Go-Round
Lead Belly 3:09

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1935-01-23) (track 7)
New York, New York, United States (1940-06-15) (track 7)
San Francisco, California, United States (1945-02-15) (tracks 5, 12)
clarinet, percussion, piano, tenor saxophone and trumpet:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1945-02-15) (tracks 5, 12)
guitar:
Lead Belly (1935-01-23) (track 7)
Lead Belly (1940-06-15) (tracks 1–7, 12, 15–16)
Lead Belly (1940-06-17) (tracks 8–11, 13–14)
Lead Belly (1945-02-15) (tracks 5, 12)
arranger:
Huddie William Ledbetter (tracks 5, 5)
background vocals:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1945-02-15) (tracks 5, 12)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 13)
guest vocals:
The Golden Gate Quartet (tracks 11–12)
lead vocals:
Lead Belly (1935-01-23) (track 7)
Lead Belly (1940-06-15) (track 7)
performer:
vocals:
The Golden Gate Quartet (1940-06-15) (tracks 1–4, 12)
Lead Belly (1940-06-15) (tracks 1–6, 12, 15–16)
The Golden Gate Quartet (1940-06-17) (tracks 9–11, 14)
Lead Belly (1940-06-17) (tracks 8–11, 13–14)
Lead Belly (1945-02-15) (tracks 5, 12)
writer:
Huddie William Ledbetter (tracks 5, 5, 12, 12, 14)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 3)
Huddie William Ledbetter (1935) (tracks 7, 7)
arrangements:
Midnight Special (Travellers) (track 3)
Midnight Special (Van Morrison) (track 3)
Midnight Special (Harry Belafonte) (track 3)
The Midnight Special (CCR) (track 3)
cover recording of:
See See Rider Blues (track 13)
Rock Island Line (1945-02-15) (track 12)
later parody versions:
Rock Island Line (Freberg Parody) (tracks 12, 12)
later translated versions:
later versions:
C. C. Rider (Chuck Willis version) (track 13)
C. C. Rider (Jerry Lee Lewis version) (track 13)
See See Rider (Ma Rainey version) (track 13)
recording of:
Midnight Special (track 3)
Alberta (1935-01-23) (track 7)
Good Morning Blues (1940 –) (track 5)
Alberta (1940-06-15) (track 7)
New York City (1940-06-17) (track 14)
Good Morning Blues (1945-02-15) (track 5)
Rock Island Line (1948) (track 12)

Release

ASIN: US: B00000E6HN [info]